28th International Population Conference of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)

The IUSSP International Population Conference is a major international event drawing over 2,000 scientists, policy makers and practitioners in the global population community to meet and address issues of common concern.  The Conference takes place once every four years, providing a unique forum for population experts to take stock of recent research on population trends and issues and to debate possible actions and policy responses to the challenges posed by population phenomena.

Please join the Population Council at the sessions listed in the calendar below or visit our booth (no. 19) in the Exhibition Hall.


SPECIAL EVENTS:

Auxiliary Event—Research to Action: Lessons and Learning with the Evidence Project
Sunday, 29 October 2017
9:00 am–2:00 pm

More details and RSVP 

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Booth Event—Meet the Editors of the new Population and Development Review supplement: Fertility Transition in sub-Saharan Africa
Tuesday, 31 October 2017
10:00–11:00 am | Exhibition Hall, Booth no. 19

  • John B. Casterline, Lazarus Professor in Population Studies, Department of Sociology and Institute for Population Research, Ohio State University
  • John Bongaarts, Vice President and Distinguished Scholar, Population Council

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Sponsored Research Leader Session—Democratizing Data and Research: How the GIRL Center's Open Data Repository Fosters Innovation and Collaboration
Wednesday, 1 November 2017
3:30–5:00 pm | Roof Terrace Room

RSVP

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Population Council 65th Anniversary Reception
Wednesday, 1 November 2017
7:00–9:00 pm | Jasminum Conservatory​

Speakers include:

RSVP


29 October 2017 to 4 November 2017

Cape Town
South Africa

ipc2017capetown.iussp.org/

Population Council Speakers

Monday, 30 October

Oral Session    |   8:30–10:00 am | Ball Room West

Avishek Hazra

"Contextualizing the community barriers and impact of using community institutions to improve reproductive, maternal and child health in rural India"

Session 4—Community Contexts, Health and Mortality in Developing Countries

Oral Session    |   8:30–10:00 am | Meeting Room 2.63-2.64

Thoai Ngo Program Director, Poverty, Gender, and Youth

"Randomized evaluation of an educational nutrition curriculum within a safe-spaces model of programming among young girls and their children in Zambia"

Session 301—Children and Youth

Oral Session    |   8:30–10:00 am | Roof Terrace Room

Ashish Kumar Gupta

"Correlates of contraceptive use before the first pregnancy: Perspectives of married adolescent girls in Uttar Pradesh, India"

Session 302-3—Unmet Reproductive Health Needs of Adolescents and Young Women: Contraception and Abortion

Oral Session    |   10:30 am–12:00 pm | Meeting Room 2.61-2.62

Stephanie Psaki Associate II, Poverty, Gender and Youth

"Do countries experience a girls’ education transition? Findings on gender and geographic inequalities in 42 countries"

Session 604-2—Gender and Educational Attainment

Poster Session    |   12:00–1:30 pm | Exhibition Hall 2, Section A

Ashish Kumar Gupta

"Promoting gender egalitarian norms and practices among boys in rural Bihar, India: The relative effect of intervening in early and late adolescence"

Poster Session 25—Children and Youth I

Poster Session    |   12:00–1:30 pm | Exhibition Hall 2, Section B

Md. Irfan Hossain

"Does a peer health educator model improve the sexual and reproductive health and rights status among migrant female garment workers in Bangladesh?"

Poster Session 32—Health, Mortality and Longevity I

Poster Session    |   12:00–1:30 pm | Exhibition Hall 2, Section C

Ashish Bajracharya Associate & Cambodia Country Representative

"Health needs, health seeking pathways, and drivers of health seeking behaviors of female garment factory workers in Cambodia: A focus on reproductive health and family planning"

Poster Session 37—Sexuality and Reproductive Health I

Poster Session    |   12:00–1:30 pm | Exhibition Hall 2, Section C

Aparna Jain Associate II & Deputy Technical Director, Evidence Project

"Impact of side effects on women’s lives: A qualitative exploration"

Poster Session 37—Sexuality and Reproductive Health I

Oral Session    |   1:30–3:00 pm | Meeting Room 1.63-1.64

Karen Austrian Associate II

"'When he asks you for sex you will never refuse because you will think of his money you have spent': A mixed methods exploration of transactional sex as a driver of pregnancy among adolescent girls in Zambia"

Session 302—Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: Risk and Protective Factors

Tuesday, 31 October

Oral Session    |   8:30–10:00 am | Meeting Room 1.43-1.44

Doaa Oraby

"Addressing sexual and reproductive health needs of women living with HIV in Egypt"

Session 1102—Gender and HIV and AIDS

Oral Session    |   8:30–10:00 am | Meeting Room 1.43-1.44

Annabel Erulkar Senior Associate & Ethiopia Country Director

"Girls’ migration and HIV risk trajectories in Ethiopia"

Session 1102—Gender and HIV and AIDS

Oral Sessions    |   8:30–10:00 am | Meeting Room 2.63–2.64

Rajib Acharya Associate II

"Medical methods of abortion provision by providers in facilities in India: A six state comparison and all India"

and

"Availability, practices and acceptance of contraceptive services for abortion patients: A study on six states of India"

Session 1702-1—Abortion in India: New Findings on Service Provision 

Oral Session    |   10:30 am–12:00 pm | Meeting Room 2.61–2.62

K.G. Santhya Senior Associate

"Engaging parents to promote girls’ transition to secondary education: Evidence from a cluster randomised trial in rural India”

Session 601-2—Evaluation of Education and Training Programs and Policies 

Oral Session    |   10:30 am–12:00 pm | Meeting Room 2.61–2.62

Johana Ahmed

"Impact of adolescent's skills building programs on income generating activities among girls in rural Bangladesh"

Session 601-2—Evaluation of Education and Training Programs and Policies 

Oral Session    |   10:30 am–12:00 pm | Meeting Room 1.63-1.64

Karen Hardee Senior Associate & Project Director, The Evidence Project

"What gets measured gets done: Developing and validating a measure to assess rights-based family planning service delivery"

Session 1501—Pursuing Frontiers in Population and Human Rights

Poster Session    |   12:00–1:30 pm | Exhibition Hall 2, Section A

Avishek Hazra

"Self-help group membership and individual agency among adolescent girls and young women in rural Uttar Pradesh, India"

Poster Session 87—Children and Youth II 

Poster Session    |   12:00–1:30 pm | Exhibition Hall 2, Section A

Ashish Kumar Gupta

"Effect of school discontinuation on early marriage among young women: Evidence from the longitudinal survey in Bihar"

Poster Session 87—Children and Youth II

Oral Session    |   3:30–5:00 pm | Meeting Room 2.41-2.42

John Bongaarts Vice President and Distinguished Scholar

"The role of national family planning programs in meeting the demand for contraception in sub-Saharan Africa"

Session 708—Public Policy and Fertility Change

Oral Session    |   3:30–5:00 pm | Ball Room West

Sajeda Amin Senior Associate

"Nepal’s demographic transition: Opportunities for investment and policy implications in a unique socio-demographic context"

Session 1402-1—Demographic Dividends and Economic Development: Regional Case Studies

Wednesday, 1 November

Oral Session    |   8:30–10:00 am | Auditorium 2

Karen Austrian Associate II

"Economic constraints and capabilities of very young adolescent girls in an urban Nairobi slum: Understanding their expectations of achieving education and work aspirations"

Session 1905—Poverty and Opportunity

Oral Session    |   10:30 am–12:00 pm | Auditorium 2

John Bongaarts Vice President and Distinguished Scholar

Panelist, Session 136—IUSSP Laureates Reflect on the Present and Future of Demography and Population Science

Poster Session    |   12:00–1:30 pm | Exhibition Hall 2, Section B

Laura Reichenbach Senior Associate & Project Director, Breakthrough-Research

"How client-service provider interactions influence the consequences of contraceptive discontinuation: A qualitative analysis"

Poster Session 156—Sexuality and Reproductive Health III

Poster Session    |   12:00–1:30 pm | Exhibition Hall 2, Section B

Thoai Ngo Program Director, Poverty, Gender, and Youth

"Can mobile phone messages linked to telephone counselling improve use of contraception following menstrual regulation? Findings from a randomised controlled trial in Bangladesh"

Poster Session 156—Sexuality and Reproductive Health III

Poster Session    |   12:00–1:30 pm | Exhibition Hall 2, Section C

Jyotirmoy Saha

"Exploring impact of BALIKA program on adolescent reproductive health knowledge and behavior among girls in rural Bangladesh"

Poster Session 157—Children and Youth III

Sponsored Research Leader Session    |   3:30–5:00 pm | Roof Terrace Room

Thoai Ngo Program Director, Poverty, Gender, and Youth

Chair, Session 184—Democratizing Data and Research: How the GIRL Center's Open Data Repository Fosters Innovation and Collaboration

Speakers:

Thursday, 2 November

Oral Session    |   8:30–10:00 am | Ball Room East

Stephanie Psaki Associate II, Poverty, Gender and Youth

"Do early childbearing and marriage contribute to loss of literacy skill by adolescent girls? Comparative analyses from Bangladesh, Malawi, and Zambia"

Session 187—The Intersections between Family Formation, Education and Work

Oral Session    |   8:30–10:00 am | Meeting Room 2.43-2.44

Kelly Hallman Senior Associate

"Combining cash transfers with mentoring to reduce sexual violence against young adolescents in Liberia"

Session 1703—Sexual Violence and Reproductive Coercion

Oral Session    |   10:30 am–12:00 pm | Auditorium 2

Annabel Erulkar Senior Associate & Ethiopia Country Director

Organizer and Chair, Session 198—Child Brides and Early Marriage in Africa

Oral Session    |   10:30 am–12:00 pm | Auditorium 2

Andrea Melnikas

"Early marriage in Malawi, Mali, and Niger: A comparison of marital transactions"

Session 198—Child Brides and Early Marriage in Africa

Oral Session    |   10:30 am–12:00 pm | Ball Room West

Sanyukta Mathur Associate II and DREAMS Implementation Science Project Director

"Social and structural determinants of adolescent HIV acquisition in a population-based cohort—The Rakai Youth Project, Uganda, 1994–2013"

Session 1106—Youth and HIV/AIDS

Poster Session    |   12:00–1:30 pm | Exhibition Hall 2, Section A

Johana Ahmed

"The impact of a community skills-based intervention program on perception of gender based violence among adolescents in rural Bangladesh"

Poster Session 211—Gender and population IV

Poster Session    |   12:00–1:30 pm | Exhibition Hall 2, Section A

Santosh Kumar Singh

"Association between exposure to pornographic materials and risk-taking among unmarried boys in Uttar Pradesh, India"

Poster Session 213—Sexuality and Reproductive Health

Poster Session    |   12:00–1:30 pm | Exhibition Hall 2, Section A

Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab Senior Associate & Egypt Country Director

"Increasing Egyptian women’s access to family planning services in an era of shrinking
donor support"

Poster Session 213—Sexuality and Reproductive Health

Poster Session    |   12:00–1:30 pm | Exhibition Hall 2, Section A

Ashish Bajracharya Associate & Cambodia Country Representative

"Examining the remarkable improvements in method information index scores in Cambodia: Did social health protection interventions improve quality of family planning services?"

Poster Session 213—Sexuality and Reproductive Health

Oral Session    |   1:30–3:00 pm | Ball Room East

John Bongaarts Vice President and Distinguished Scholar

Chair, Session 707-1—Perspectives on Fertility Transitions (Ann K. Blanc, discussant)

Oral Session    |   3:30–5:00 pm | Ball Room West

Michelle J. Hindin Program Director, Reproductive Health

Organizer and Chair, Session 234—Adolescent Sexuality: Determinants and Consequences

Oral Session    |   3:30–5:00 pm | Ball Room West

Aparna Jain Associate II & Deputy Technical Director, Evidence Project

"Protective factors of condom use at last sex among boys in Ethiopia"

Session 234—Adolescent Sexuality: Determinants and Consequences

Oral Session    |   3:30–5:00 pm | Meeting Room 2.61–2.62

Sajeda Amin Senior Associate

Chair, Session 241—Social Exclusion and Marginalised Populations

Oral Session    |   3:30–5:00 pm | Meeting Room 2.43-2.44

Karen Austrian Associate II

"Cognitive development and educational attainment in a drought prone region: Evidence from Wajir, Kenya"

Session 1604—Inequalities in Impacts of Environmental Change

Friday, 3 November

Oral Session    |   8:30–10:00 am | Auditorium 2

Sigma Ainul

"How effective are these Adolescent Friendly Health Corners–Experience from Bangladesh?"

Session 302-2—Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: Influence of the School and the Health System

Oral Session    |   10:30 am–12:00 pm | Meeting Room 2.61–2.62

Jyotirmoy Saha

"Impact of adolescent’s skills building programs on child marriage in Bangladesh: A randomized controlled trial"

Session 266—New Evidence Around Delaying Age of Marriage

Oral Session    |   10:30 am–12:00 pm | Meeting Room 2.61–2.62

Rajib Acharya Associate II

"The right legal age of marriage for girls: Should it be 18 or 21?"

Session 266—New Evidence Around Delaying Age of Marriage

Poster Session    |   12:00–1:30 pm | Exhibition Hall 2, Section A

Santosh Kumar Singh

"Adherence to gender egalitarian norms and practices: Characteristics of positive deviant adolescent boys in rural Bihar, India"

Poster Session P3-4—Children and Youth IV 

Poster Session    |   12:00–1:30 pm | Exhibition Hall 2, Section A

Sigma Ainul

"What works and what does not work: Learnings from the Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health interventions in Bangladesh in last ten years"

Poster Session P3-4—Children and Youth IV

Poster Session    |   12:00–1:30 pm | Exhibition Hall 2, Section B

Salma Abou Hussein

"The rise of medicalization of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C): The case of Egypt"

Poster Session P17-5—Sexuality and Reproductive Health V 

Oral Session    |   1:30–3:00 pm | Meeting Room 1.43-1.44

Karen Hardee Senior Associate & Project Director, The Evidence Project

"How does taking an integrated population, health and environment (PHE) approach contribute to increased resilience to climate change?"

Session 1602-1—Environmental Aspects of Reproductive Health